Veteran broadcaster needs assistance for medical treatment
Friday, July 20, 2012
A veteran broadcasterat the Gambia radio and Television Services (GRTS), Ismaila Manneh is seeking assistance from individuals and philanthropists to undergo medical treatment in Dakar, Senegal. He was diagnosed with haematuria according to a medical report from the Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital (RVTH).
The report stated that Manneh was admitted onDecember 4th, 2011 on account of haematuria and severe anaemia. It indicated that he needed up to four pints of blood for resuscitation, but that the haematuria has settled, while the CT showed a large bladder tumor with multiple lessons of metastasis to the bone. “The patient is now haemoynamically stable. Cystoscopy and biopsy is not possible and the relevant chemotherapy agent is not available and there is no radiotherapy for adequate palliative treatment. He has been informed of the diagnosis,” the report further stated.
Another medical report from Fajara Medical Centre indicated that the patient was presented at the RVTH in November 2011 with persistent heavy haematuria requiring resuscitation with four pints of blood but later, investigation by imaging revealed a turmour of the urinary bladder with osseous metastasis and the facility for the rediotherapy are locally lacking, hence he was advised to proceed abroad.
Ismaila Manneh started working as a Mandinka announcer with GRTS in 1979 when it was called Radio Gambia as. He is presently the principal producer responsible for 'Talks, Religious and Cultural programmes.
Those who want to assist Manneh can reach him on 9906397 or 3655705. It will be anoble cause to assist this man for hehas contributed positively towards nation buildingspanning over three decades with sincerity and commitment.
Author: Bekai Njie